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Barracuda Grill

4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 Bay Side, Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050-2335
+1 305-743-3314
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“potstickers” (33 reviews)
“scallops” (97 reviews)
“tomato soup” (28 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 Bay Side, Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050-2335
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Intimate upscale dinning. No reservations taken but had no problem getting in at 6pm when they open. Menu changes daily based on fresh ingredients. Wonderful scratch tomato soup.outstanding staff

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My Keys visit was a kind of working vacation but I had to take the time to visit the Barracuda. We were promptly greeted and seated. Our server, Hannah, was friendly and attentive. We shared appetizers of curried brussel sprouts and baked brie. The sprouts...More

Thank mschowhound
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our second visit to this restaurant. We returned because the fish dishes are unique and perfectly made. I felt like having pasta with meatballs. When the dish arrived, both were swimming in pasta sauce. I had to dig out the linguini. The dish...More

Thank Victoria652
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to try the Barracuda grill after reading a lot of good reviews. My wife and I each ordered the duck which was prepared very well, nice and crispy with delicious mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. It came with a salad. My wife had...More

Thank psmilsky
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are few restaurants where literally every single plate of food is incredible... but Barracuda is one of those rare places. I was expecting a good, quality meal, but this lovely place managed to exceed my high expectations. And the service is excellentI will be...More

Thank alex34957
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the Baby Steak... I'm not kidding. Like really. The curry is really good too. Not even lying. Really damn good.

Thank asoong525
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great. The staff was friendly. We had a great time. The seafood was fresh and delicious. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the Barraucuda Grill and were rewarded with a superb menu, great service and wonderful food. Like many great restaurants the menu changes based on freshness and offers a nice blend of taste. Try the lamb and curried brussel sprouts. Nice wine menu...More

Thank coyote099
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Marathon every year but haven’t tried Barracuda before because it is only open in the Evening and we always have a light meal then. We finally tried them this past week and did not meet our expectations. The Brussel Sprout dish was...More

Thank DaddyOBest
jvh33, Owner at Barracuda Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

My servers told me of your review and I have read it. Thank you. Quickly checked your profile, 206 written reviews, that's impressive!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The duck here is amazing, as good as the Hideaway. Get here early, they don’t take reservations. The Brussels sprout appetizer is really good too, and the potstickers!! Rachel took good care of us :)

Thank figioldspice
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Questions & Answers
1 December 2017|
Response from mschowhound | Reviewed this property |
They do sell the sauce by the bottle. I believe it is $20.
8 April 2017|
Response from jvh33 | Property representative |
sorry, just saw that. no we don't but many in town do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$52
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 Bay Side, Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050-2335
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-743-3314
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The original definition of a restaurant used to be: owners cooking for their guests and extending the personal touch to their time at the joint, serving great food, wines, beers and having personal conversations, time allowing. That's why they come back! And that's what we attempt to do every evening that we serve dinner. Our great servers get to know you and handle the conversation when we are frankly too busy to leave the kitchen at times. After 23 years of service, I think we are going to make it!! Thank you to all that have graced our little spot over years, thanks a million!! Lance and Jan Hill, Chefs/Owners (and by the way, we love kids, have a few of our own, and provide a special menu just for them!) Please check Victoria Shearer's new book that just came out: Florida Keys & Key West Chef's Table, to grab a recipe or two :) Our menu is updated and printed daily. As a side note: we are not the least expensive restaurant in town, nor are we the most expensive. We provide an honest example of the expense to this site for your comparison. And the menu is hung just outside the front door. We do not automatically add a gratuity as routine. In this life I've found, you truly get what you pay for. At Barracuda Grill we respect that adage, respect your business and attempt to earn it every night we offer service (Thursday thru Saturday). PS. We are in the twilight of our cooking careers and look forward to serving you very soon!
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